On August 4, 2021, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Mapping segregation in D.C., was quoted by the Washington Post:

In the 1930s and 1940s, when it was completely White, it was protected by the Home Owners’ Loan Corp., a now-defunct government-sponsored corporation created after the Great Depression to stabilize the housing market. The group used restrictive housing covenants to exclude African Americans, according to “Mapping Segregation in D.C.,” a study by Sarah Shoenfeld for the D.C. Policy Center.

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